Citizens Security Bank & Trust Company held its Holiday Open House Dec.1. Pictured around the Christmas Tree from left are Carlisle Mabrey , Donald Ryan, Kim Carroll, Scott Mabrey and John Mabrey.
Nancy Bizjack has been named editor-in-chief of Intermission, the award-winning program magazine of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. An alumna of the University of Tulsa, Bizjack was assistant editor of Intermission from 2003 to 2005 and has been managing editor since 2006, along with her responsibilities as marketing assistant for the facility.
The Tulsa Area United Way has surpassed the goal of the 2011 campaign, raising $24,746,883 for 61 partner agencies.
The total represents an increase of $190, 310 above the original goal of $24,556,573.
A record increase in year-over-year customer traffic to att.com and double digit increase in AT&T retail store traffic created one of the busiest post-Thanksgiving shopping weekends in AT&T history.
Members of the Tulsa Metro Chamber’s Small Business Council met with U.S. Small Business Administration representatives, including Deputy Administrator Marie Johns, Nov. 29 at the Chamber offices. The meeting included a question and answer session with the representatives.
L&M Office Furniture recently held a Customer Appreciation and Open House. Many throughout the community enjoyed attending the event, which featured hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, mingling and a couple of great giveaways.
Dick’s Sporting Goods recently opened their doors to three locations in the area. Locations in the area include Tulsa Hills Shopping Center, Union Plaza and The Shops at Broken Arrow. From left Business Development Manager with Tulsa Metro Chamber Tonya Freese, Independent Marketing Executive with Oligo Marvin Krueger, Chamber Volunteer Vicki Hidde and Dick’s General Manager Aaron Herring.
Roger Marshall, Tulsa National Bank chairman of the board, has announced the appointment of Jim Batson as president of the bank. At the same time, the bank named Calvin Hopcraft as its chief financial officer.
Newspapers participated in the University of Tulsa Advertising Job Fair Oct. 26 on the TU campus. Kelly Johnson of visits with an enthusiastic student who visited with the many companies that participated in the event.
MidFirst Bank executives and Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce representatives recently cut the grand opening ribbon at the 61st and Lynn Lane banking center. Another MidFirst Bank opens on Nov. 21 at 111th and Elm, making three MidFirst Bank locations in Broken Arrow.
The Villages at Southern Hills, located at 5721 S. Lewis Ave., celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Tulsa’s newest senior living community offers outstanding services and amenities unique to the area, including a 24/7 skilled nursing wing for round-the-clock compassionate care. Also provided are rehabilitation services for residents, many who are recovering from hip, knee or cardiac surgeries, strokes, wound care, or other injuries and illnesses. Other rehabilitation services include extensive physical, occupational and speech therapy. These services are available to both long-term residents and short-term clients who participate in The Villages transitional hospital-to-home program.
Locally owned companies ClickandEatNow and You Buy We Fly () have officially merged. The two companies will operate under the ownership of Ultimate Connect Solutions, Inc., yet will retain their individual brands. The announcement was made at the 2011 Tulsa Global Entrepreneurship Week, in which You Buy We Fly founders Justin and Lauren Orcutt are nominated for the Young Entrepreneurial Tulsey Award.
The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business inducted three of Tulsa’s top business leaders at its Hall of Fame ceremony on Nov. 1 at the Allen Chapman Activity Center on the University of Tulsa campus.
On a daily basis Americans reap the benefits of our nation’s energy industry by flying, driving, using natural gas for a wide variety of important purposes, and using any of the 6,000 products of which petroleum is a fundamental component. Most do not think about how integral the domestic energy industry is to their daily lives. If so, they would be concerned about the continuing drilling moratoriums and trend towards heavy federal regulation that has been creeping over the energy industry for the past three years. It is essential to understand what’s going on at the national policy level, which directly impacts Oklahomans, Oklahoma’s independent producers, jobs and the economy.
The Tulsa World of Gymnastics is celebrating its 35th birthday this year. Owner Linda Bradshaw says about the Tulsa World of Gymnastic’s 35th milestone, “It feels great to be 35! I was 34 years old when our gym opened 1976 and to see the growth we’ve achieved over the years, the wonderful relationships we’ve built with kids and their parents, and to be able to see how our students have moved on so successfully in life is so gratifying. This is a very special time for us.”